Beyond the dry surfaceThere's deeply-quiet ripples It's odd they say,Don't let the skin break You'll pull through, you thinkJust don't wish the human away Beyond the face, behind the walls My heart is weak from their hatred They say solitude breaks you But their presence rips me into shreds Battered souls and heavy hearts What I carry is too heavy for the world How I can keep my vision is unknown The only certainty is my veins are salty